Chris Baskind

Chris Baskind
Chris Baskind is a carfree advocate, a writer on simpler living and environmental issues, and an independent web publisher. In 2007, he founded Lighter Footstep, an early online voice for healthy, low-impact living. Three years later, Lighter Footstep was acquired by the Mother Nature Network. Chris is a full-time bicycle commuter — living, working, and riding in Pensacola, Florida. Follow Chris on his blog, Google+, or Twitter.

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The seven stones of simpler living

12 things you should never compost

23 things that aren't recyclable

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Beat toxic VOCs with milk paint

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10 first steps to lighter living

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